Open Telemark into Cross Hesitation

Step Beat & Rhythm  Position Alignment Turn Foot work Rise & Fall Description
Foot Body


1 1 LF fwd CBM Facing DC Com to turn to L HT R e/o 1  
2 2 RF to side Sway L Backing DW 1/4 bet 1&2 T Up  
3 3 LF to side & slightly fwd in PP - Pointing DW, body facing to Wall 1/2 bet 2&3. BTL TH Up. L e/o 3  
4 1 RF fwd in PP & CBMP - Pointing DW, body facing to Wall - HT Com to R e/o 4  
5 2 LF closes to RF w/o weight - Facing DW BCT Toes of both feet cont to R on 5&6  
6 3 Position held - Facing DW - TH (RF) L e/o 6  


1 1 RF back CBM Backing DC Com to turn L TH R slightly e/o 1. NFR  
2 2 LF closes to RF (Heel Turn) Sway R Facing LOD 3/8 bet 1&2 HT Cont to R on 2  
3 3 RF diag fwd  in PP R side leading - Pointing to LOD Slight body turn to L TH Up. L e/o 3  
4 1 LF fwd & across in PP & CBMP CBM Pointing to LOD (Moving DW) Com to turn L HT Com to R e/o 4  
5 2 RF to side Sway L Backing Wall 1/4 bet 4&5 T cont to R on 5&6  
6 3 LF closes to RF Sway L Backing DW 1/8 bet 5&6 TH L e/o 6  


Foot-Work Turn Dance Positions
T=Toe Com= Commence PP= Promenade Position
H=Heel E/O= (at) end of Prom Pos= Promenade Position
B=Ball of foot Cont= Continue OP= Outside Partner
HT= Heel, then Toe R=Right PO= Partner Outside
TH= Toe, then Heel L=Left ROP= Right Outside Partner
F=  foot (flat foot) BTL= Body Turns Less LOP=  Left Outside Partner
LF= Left Foot BCT= Body Completes Turn SxS= Side-By-Side Position
RF= Right Foot Bet= Between  
W= whole (foot)    
IE= Inside Edge    


Foot Position

Body Position

LOD= Line of Dance RF= Right Foot SLT=slight
DC= Diagonal Center LF= Left Foot CBM=Contra-Body Motion
DW=Diagonal Wall SLT=slight(ly) R=Right
P= (foot) Pointing TTI= Toe Turned In L=Left
A-LOD= Against LOD TTO= Toe Turned Out CBMP= Contra-Body Motion Position

Rise & Fall


Com= Commence S=Slow,  2 beats of music.  
E/O= (at) end of Q=Quick, 1 beat of music  
Cont= Continue    
NFR= No-foot rise    
(Body Rise with heel on the ground)    
R= Rise    
L= Lower